Comments on the Draft Uttar Pradesh Self-Financed Independent Schools (Regulation of Fees) Bill, 2017
Submissions to the Uttar Pradesh Government on fee regulation in private schools
Summary: Vidhi summarised key principles of fee regulation and analysed fee regulation across different states to make recommendations to the Uttar Pradesh Government, including the creation of a school-level fee committee.
Vidhi responded to a call for public comments on the draft Uttar Pradesh Self-Financed Independent Schools (Regulation of Fees) Bill, 2017. Vidhi’s submissions critiqued the Bill based on inconsistency with existing legal frameworks and Supreme Court decisions, as well as pari materia legislations on fee regulation across different States. The submissions recommend several changes to the existing Bill based on the above analysis.